A Companion to Virginia Woolf

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Jessica Berman
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 7, 2016 - Literary Criticism - 608 pages

A Companion to Virginia Woolf is a thorough examination of her life, work, and multiple contexts in 33 essays written by leading scholars in the field.

  • Contains insightful and provocative new scholarship and sketches out new directions for future research
  • Approaches Woolf’s writing from a variety of perspectives and disciplines, including modernism, post-colonialism, queer theory, animal studies, digital humanities, and the law
  • Explores the multiple trajectories Woolf’s work travels around the world, from the Bloomsbury Group, and the Hogarth Press to India and Latin America
  • Situates Woolf studies at the vanguard of contemporary literature scholarship and the new modernist studies

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Part I Textual Encounters
Part II Approaching Woolf
Part III Woolf in the World

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About the author (2016)

Jessica Berman is Professor of English and Director of the Dresher Center for the Humanities at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA. She is the author of Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism (2011) and Modernist Fiction, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Community (2001), and co-editor of Virginia Woolf Out of Bounds: Selected Papers from the 10th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf (2001) and of the Modernist Latitudes book series. She also served as president of the Modernist Studies Association in 2016–17.

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